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Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Theorica et practica: medical texts and practice in the earlier middle ages

A one-day workshop held at CHSTM on Saturday 10 March 2007.

Programme

10.30-11am Coffee and Welcome

11–11.45am 'Old recipes, new practice? The Latin adaptations of the Hippocratic gynaecological treatises'
Laurence Totelin, Cambridge University

11.45-12.30 ‘The origins of the lunatic asylum? The domus infirmorum in Gregory the Great’s Dialogues’
Peregrine Horden, Royal Holloway College, University of London

12.30-1.15pm ‘Where did everybody go? Finding doctors in the early medieval Italian charter evidence’
Clare Pilsworth, Manchester University

1.15–2pm Lunch

2-2.45pm ‘Medical practice in Anglo-Saxon England’
Audrey Meaney

2.45-3.30pm ‘A Millennium in Medicine? New texts in eleventh century England’
Debby Banham, Birbeck College, London

3.30-3.50pm Tea

3.50-4.30pm ‘Medical magic and the Church in 13th century England’
Catherine Rider, University of Cambridge

4.30-5pm Roundtable Discussion and Close

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